The proposed development of the former Church College campus creates a unique opportunity for more families to live in Temple View in the future.
The Temple View Project consists of staged, timelined projects.
"To further protect the sanctity and environment of the Temple and to re-purpose the previous school property in a way that complements and enhances the long term family life and economic vitality of the Temple View and New Zealand Church Community"
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Legacy Projects Part 1 of 3 - Mendenhall Building
Legacy Projects GRB Hall part 2 of 3
Legacy Projects Kai Hall - Legacy Park part 3 of 3
Tuhikaramea Rd Upgrade
New Temple View Stake Centre
Temple View Project Stage 3 Housing concept
Paul R. Coward - Project Leader
Paul has worked as the Temple View Project Director following Kent Money’s return to the USA. Paul has been the Director for Temporal Affairs in both the Pacific, and the Australia / NZ Areas for a number of years.
He, with his family has lived in Taranaki, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, USA, and now back in Auckland. Paul’s wife Julie (nee Newman) attended CCNZ all her high school years. She went on to receive her registered nursing qualification, and then served a full-time health mission in the Philippines. Julie currently serves as a seminary teacher.
Paul served his mission in the NZ Auckland Mission, and then more recently with Julie and their family, served in Melbourne Australia. Paul’s education includes qualifications in accounting, business administration and leadership. Julie and Paul have seven children, and 13 grandchildren.
Joshua Thomson - Project Manager
Joshua leads part of the project management team specifically overseeing construction, contract negotiation, consultant/contractor coordination and some aspects of design for the Temple View project.
"It's great to be a part of building upon the great legacy here, and to see the First Presidencies' vision for Temple View coming to fruition." Joshua Served as a missionary in the Fiji Suva mission, upon returning home he studied architecture and worked as an architectural consultant for the Church doing technical documentation, product research, 3D modelling and design before moving to the USA to study.
His family includes his wife Megan and 2 children. As a former student of Church College he has a connection to the history on campus. Josh recently completed graduate studies at Washington State University and in 2015 moved back to New Zealand, currently residing in Hamilton serving as an Elders Quorum President. “It is a privilege to be a part of this team and to contribute to the Temple View Project.”
Ken Williams - Facilities Manager
Ken, is from the Far North and has family connections in Utakura, Mangamuka and Awarua.
He attended CCNZ from 1961- 66. Achieved his Degree in Education studying at Waikato University and North Shore Teachers College. Ken later became CCNZ Faculty in 1981, 1994-2009 teaching a variety of subjects; Seminary, Business Studies, Financial Literacy and Social Sciences. He was the last Deputy Principal of Church College from 2006-2009 and in 2010 was appointed as the Facilities manager of the Campus and associated surrounds.
He and his wife Marilyn have been married for 41 years, they have 5 children and 7 grandchildren. All of his children attended CCNZ. He served his mission in the Hawaiian Islands, has served on Stake and District Presidencies, as Bishop and is currently Patriarch for the Glenview Hamilton Stake.
Hana Haeata - Project Assistant
Balancing family, work and studies are components of the Temple View Project Administration Assistant Hana Haeata of Temple View, Hamilton. Hana is a familiar face having raised six children while working for 19 years on campus at the Business office of the Church College of New Zealand.
With the closure of CCNZ in 2009 Hana transferred to be part of the finance team to the New Zealand Service Centre in Hamilton and embarked on adult studies successfully completing a Diploma from the New Zealand Law Society as a Legal Executive.
Hana is of Ngati Porou descent having been born in Waipiro Bay, raised in Ruatoria until moving to Gisborne and attended Gisborne Girls High School. She is fluent in her native tongue and is the proud grandmother of 14 grandchildren. She is a member of Cowley Ward, Temple View Stake and has taught early morning seminary, served in Relief Society and Young Women’s. Hana is currently serving as a Primary teacher which she loves along with attending the temple.
Richard Hunter - Pacific Area Director of Public Affairs
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Richard has been director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pacific Area since 2008. Before taking on this role, Richard was an Area Manager for the Church's Public Affairs Department in Salt Lake City, United States (2007-2008).
In this role he supported the Church's public affairs efforts in the Mid-western states of the USA as well as in several countries around the world. While at the Church's headquarters in Utah, Richard was also content manager for MormonNewsroom.org. Before moving to the USA and then New Zealand, Richard worked for the Church's Public Affairs Department in Sydney (1999-2002) and Hong Kong (2003-2007).
Richard is married to Laura and they have five children. He holds a Master of Education degree from Queensland University of Technology and enjoys golf, tennis, playing guitar, song-writing, reading about history and international affairs, and spending time with his family.
Please direct all media enquiries to Richard
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